Gary J. Alter, M.D. is one of the rare physicians who is a Board certified plastic surgeon and urologist.
As a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Alter underwent two years of general surgery training at UCLA followed by residency training in Urology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. After practicing Urology for 10 years, Dr. Alter was motivated to further his education in plastic surgery to better the lives of his patients. In 1990, Dr. Alter began his residency in Plastic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., followed by a fellowship in Genitourinary Reconstruction and Plastic Surgery at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, VA.
Today, Dr. Alter performs all types of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery on both children and adults from around the world. He has successful private practices in Beverly Hills, CA., and Manhattan, NY, sub-specializing in genital plastic surgery. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California.
In addition to being published in numerous medical journals on innovative surgical techniques, Dr. Alter is also co-editor of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia – a major medical textbook recently published by W.B. Saunders Co., and the first book of its kind in over 25 years.
Dr. Alter performs surgery at UCLA Medical Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Olympia Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the American Urological Association, and the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons.
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